Prizes & Awards

Tomas Tranströmer, Photo © Ulla Montan. Courtesy: Albert Bonniers Förlag

Tomas Tranströmer, Nobel Laureate, Literature, 2011

The 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer. During the 1950s Tomas Tranströmerliterature and poetics, the history of religion, and psychology at Stockholm University College, which in 1960 became Stockholm University.

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Professors in the Swedish Academy

Kjell Espmark, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at Stockholm University is a member of the Swedish Academy. Anders Olsson, Professor Emeritus of Literature at Stockholm University, is chair of the Committee for the Nobel Prize in Literature. 

Honorary Doctorates

The awarding of an honorary doctorate is an expression of the University's appreciation of outstanding contributions in one or more of the University's areas of academic activity.


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